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simple renal cyst

Monday 13 May 2013

Simple renal cysts

Simple kidney cysts are abnormal, fluid-filled sacs that form in the kidneys.

Simple kidney cysts do not enlarge the kidneys, replace their normal structure, or cause reduced kidney function like cysts do in people with PKD.

Simple kidney cysts are more common as people age. An estimated 25 percent of people 40 years of age and 50 percent of people 50 years of age have simple kidney cysts.